Paul King, MD
Medical School: Michigan State University
Residency: Neurological surgery, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
Fellowships: Neurosurgery spine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Certifications: Board-certified neurosurgeon
Dr. Paul King is a board certified neurosurgeon. His specialties include reconstructive spine surgery, cerebrovascular surgery, microsurgery, peripheral nerve surgery and general neurosurgery.
Prior to coming to Atlanta Medical Center, Dr. King was in academic practice in Detroit, MI, with University Neurosurgical Associates, PC. He served as Chief of Department of Neurosurgery at Grace Hospital in Detroit and co-director of Detroit Receiving Hospital's Spinal Cord Unit. During this time, he treated patients at several Detroit area hospitals. He also was an assistant professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at Wayne State University School of Medicine.
Dr. King received his undergraduate degree from Fisk University in Nashville, TN. He earned his medical degree from Michigan State University, where he served on the board of directors for the College of Human Medicine Alumni Association. He completed his internship in general surgery and residency in neurological surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Dr. King completed a neurosurgery spine fellowship at Emory University. He has presented many lectures, abstracts, papers and presentations. He has been the Director of Making Sense of Spinal Instrumentation, a bio-skills lecture and laboratory seminar for nurses and other health care personnel.
In 1999, Dr. King founded the Metro Atlanta Neurosurgery Foundation (MANF). MANF has a program called Adopt A Village, whose mission is to provide medical services, medical resources and essential medicines to people living in rural communities in developing nations. To date, Dr. King has led several medical missions to Ghana and taken thousands of dollars in medication and supplies to help equip a clinic in Prampram Ghana.
Dr. King has served as president and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Medical Association; he is a member of numerous professional organizations, including: Georgia Neurosurgical Association, Medical Association of Atlanta, American Medical Association, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgery, National Medical Association, American Medical Association and Medical Association of Georgia. He also has served on the editorial board of Clinical Neurosurgery.